Banning Cars? Why It Won’t Work

The Lone Cactus

I know the environmentalist wackos out there are all excited about the news that California is trying to ban the sale of gasoline power cars by 2035. They see this as Green New Deal gets a Christmas present. However it won’t work in California, and it won’t work in the rest of the country.

There are several reasons for it.

The first problem is the price. The average new car today costs $40,000. To give you an example of how out of whack that is, I paid $36,000 for my first house. Granted it was back in 1984, but hey! I never thought I’d be spending more on a car than I did that four bedroom house! A new electric vehicle (EV) costs on average $54,000 today and goes up about 12% a year. The average American makes about $68,800 this year. That means that in order to afford an…

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